Devonly Voices is a 60-strong choir based in Totnes, while The Singers Upstairs is a 35-strong choir based in Ashburton. Choir members come from all over South Devon including Kingsbridge, Salcombe, Dartmouth, Ivybridge, Newton Abbot, Ashburton and Totnes. The choirs are directed by Vicky Hadland and co-directed by Tao Hinton.
The emphasis is on having fun singing together in harmony. Our gatherings are informal and friendly and new members are always welcome. We even have a tea break! This gives us a chance to get to know each other even better.
Although many members have joined the choir from Vickys Enjoy Your Voice classes, you dont have to be an experienced singer to join in. All you need is the willingness to give it a try...
We learn by ear which means no written music although there are word sheets. We sing a wide variety of songs including rounds and harmonies from all around the world, contemporary, pop, gospel and doowap. Many of the arrangements are by Vicky and Tao.
We perform regular gigs and concerts, many for charity and to support the community. Devonly Voices raises over £1500 each year through its annual Concerts and Cabaret Evenings in support of WaterAid, ShelterBox, Rowcroft Hospice and other local charities.
We meet every Thursday evening in term times (please check for dates) from 7-9pm at The Totnes Natural Health Centre on The Plains, Totnes. Session costs £7.
New Members Always Welcome!
Last session: Thursday December 15th
Spring Term starts: Thursday January 5th 2017
Half term break: Thursday February 16th
Last Spring session: Thursday March 30th
The Singers Upstairs
Last session: Wednesday December 14th
Spring Term starts: Wednesday January 4th 2017
Half term break: Wednesday February 15th
Last Spring session: Wednesday March 29th
Harbour House Singers
Last session: Tuesday December 13th
Spring Term starts: Tuesday January 10th 2017
Last Spring session: Tuesday March 21st
Join Devonly Voices and The Singers Upstairs for
a wonderful, joyous evening of big acappella harmony singing!
Proceeds to St John's Window Appeal* Saturday December 17th, 7.30pm, St John's Church, Totnes
Tickets £10 on the door
* St John's is desperately in need of various restoration work, with the windows being the most urgent.
Apart from the church being an obviously important religious centre, it is an essential community space for Totnes and
the local area and we hate seeing it threatened. It is a most welcoming space with wonderful acoustics.